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Open Call for Artists: Coney Island Stillwell Avenue Mural

December 2, 2021

Over this past year, the Alliance for Coney Island is proud to have commissioned and installed a series of storefront gate murals spanning both the Surf Avenue/Amusement District and Mermaid Avenue/Commercial District in Coney Island. Thanks to support from the state, the Alliance is commissioning a mural for one specific location: the wall located on Stillwell Avenue between Surf and Mermaid Avenues and directly across from the Stillwell Avenue subway station. This wall is a high trafficked location, and this mural will serve as a major placemaking initiative for Coney Island.

Murals installed by the Alliance for Coney Island are a celebration of all that Coney Island has to offer. Home to over 350 businesses and 50,000 residents, Coney Island is a collection of independent businesses and attractions, from high-end restaurants, souvenir shops and amusement rides to smaller mom and pop businesses who are dedicated to serving our diverse community and visitors!

Please see more information including the creative brief with more information about the location here

Find the link to apply (with further information about design requirements) here

The selected artist will be paid an honorarium of $20,000.

***Please note that the selected artist will be responsible for coordinating and renting any equipment including lift and will be responsible for insurance.***

Mural submissions are due by Dec. 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

For any questions, please email us at info@allianceforconeyisland.org

Thank you and we look forward to seeing your submissions!

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